The Press Democrat

Santa Rosa , CA
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Staff Accountant

The Press Democrat
Santa Rosa, CA Full time
Posted on December 30, 2017

Staff Accountant

The Press Democrat, a division of Sonoma Media Investments, is seeking a Staff Accountant to join our team. This position will play a key financial role in our Accounting Department. Accounting responsibilities include month-end journal entries, Profit and Loss and Balance sheet review and analysis and General Ledger Reconciliation.

Qualified candidates must have a sense of urgency and strong attention to detail. This position is responsible for:

  • Prepare and balance daily deposit.
  • Responsible for all accounting work necessary to ensure circulation transactions are reported accurately in Netsuite.
  • Participate in period end closing, ensuring all assigned journal entries, reports and reconciliations.
  • Assist the Controller with Financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting as required.
  • Back up to conduct newsprint and ink physical inventory bi-monthly, as well as back up for carrier billing.
  • Responsible for 1099 research and resolution.
  • Other general accounting duties as requested.

Education, Experience and skills required: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting 
  • Five years of solid general accounting experience including balance sheet reconciliations. 
  • This individual must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel, including upper management.
  • Highly detail oriented, accurate, analytical, professional and a team player. 
  • Ability to work as part of a team with Business Office personnel, in a fast paced environment.
  • Computer literate including intermediate to advanced Excel, experience in NetSuite and DTI would be beneficial.
  • Ability to work extra hours, including evenings, or weekends during month end closing, and on special projects, as needed.

Sonoma Media Investments values the contribution of their employees and offers a competitive compensation plan. We also offer an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, vacation and 401K. Sonoma Media Investments is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a background investigation and pre-employment drug testing.

Sonoma Media Investments, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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